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May 26 2012


Home decor DIY

Home decor guest blogger - Everyone enjoys to get do-it-yourself work done but many individuals are fearful of the words, "do it yourself." There are numerous types of DIY home improvement projects available but not lots of time to do them all. That which you will do now's have a look at the steps needed to DIY re-upholster a chair.

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1.Take pictures from the chair before you tear it apart. Be certain the pictures are with the overall chair and it is detailing.

2.You now have to remove all the upholstery being careful not to tear any because they is going to be employed for patterns. Use pliers and scissors because of this.

3.Remove the black cloth from the bottom of the chair first. Then remove each bit while making sure to mark each one so that you know where they went.

4.Cut and add batting when needed for each and every portion of the chair.

5.Go ahead and take original pieces and lay them right side up. Watch out for patterns and motifs.

6.Pin the existing pieces towards the new fabric and cut the newest fabric leaving at least 2 to 3 inches of excess.

7.The next step is to figure out how much welting you will need.

8.Now you have to place the pieces back around the chair when they are already assembled.

9.Next staple the welting for the chair.

10.Now pin the fabric to the sides from the seat to ensure an ideal fit.

11.Next tack and ensure body of all other upholstery for that chair then staple it.

12.You can use the first skirt for the chair or use the old one as a pattern for any brand new one.

13.Finally trim all the excess fabric. Work with a strong fabric glue or adhesive to attach buttons if needed. And you are finished.

You've now learned next time you will need some home improvement you can do it yourself. DIY do-it-yourself needn't be difficult plus it doesn't always have to take forever. All you have to do is relax and spend some time. If you follow the directions to DIY reupholster a chair it ought to be a fantastic new addition to any home.
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